SHELTON STORM UPDATE 4:30 A.M.: Cold, windy, blowing snow

It’s real windy and snow is still falling as of 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday in Shelton, although it looks like accumulation levels will be below predictions.

Still, it’s hard to say because the snowfall could continue for more than another 12 hours — and the intensity could pick up as the morning goes on. Plus the wind gusts make it hard to tell how much snow has really fallen already.

As of this time, it appears from 5 to 7 inches may have fallen in Shelton, with considerable drifts due to the consistent winds.

Roads are covered with snow, and it definitely feels like a blizzard when standing outside: Cold, windy, blowing snow in your face.

Based on state Department of Transportation reports, it appears other parts of the state may be getting more snow although it’s hard to see how any location could reach 2 to 3 feet.

But it’s way too early to reach any conclusions. Daylight will provide some guidance.